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Winter 2023

  • American Indian Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course is an introduction to federal Indian law, the body of law recognizing and limiting the sovereignty of…

  • Contract Design

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites:None Exam Type: No Exam Student Welcome Video Good contracts create value by giving parties the right incentives to achieve their goals. A…

  • Freedom of Expression and the Race Question

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam This course will examine racial influences on controversies involving claims to freedom of expression. The provisional table of contents for…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Criminal Justice Appellate Clinical Seminar

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic (2 winter clinical credits + 2-3 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in…

  • Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Environmental Law and Policy Clinical Course (1 winter classroom credit).

  • International Labor Migration

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will draw on case studies to examine international labor migration flows, governance issues under national and international…

  • Local Government Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Any given place in the United States is governed by a diverse, overlapping, and conflicting set of governments, from…

  • Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement.
    Required Class Component: Supreme Court Litigation (1 winter clinical credit). This clinic…

  • Supreme Court Litigation

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Supreme Court Litigation Clinic (2 winter clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll…

  • State Constitutional Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Each student will be responsible for one in-class presentation and two 6-8 page papers.
    This survey course…

  • JuryX Workshop

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Instead there will be a 1200-word paper due at the end of the workshop.
    Ideal Discourse JuryX…

  • Food and Drug Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam
    A paper is required.
    This course explores the full range of federal regulation of products subject to the…

  • Diversity and Dispute Resolution

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    There will be no final exam or research paper – instead, students will write a 300-500 word…

  • The Role of the Article III Judge

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: 1L Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment, or Constitutional Law: First Amendment Exam Type: No Exam The contemporary debate…

  • Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop combines a substantive review of key appellate litigation doctrines concerning appellate jurisdiction, standards…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

    Class participation and successful completion of weekly assignments will count for a significant portion of the…

  • Environmental Law and Policy Clinical Course

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Environmental Law and Policy Clinic (2 winter clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically…

  • Government Lawyer: Attorney General Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: The Role of the State Attorney General (2 fall classroom…

  • Legal Profession: Government Ethics – Scandal and Reform

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The course will focus on the rapidly-changing legal system that is designed to regulate government ethics. The course will…

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigations

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course will examine the operation of the Fourth, Fifth, and to a lesser extent, the Sixth Amendments to…